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October 16, 2017 10:20 AM Presidents set for more talks on the Nile

A new move to fast track the resolution of the impasse over sharing of the waters of River Nile will involve regular meetings of presidents in the countries sharing the Nile Basin. This follows a recommendation from the Nile Summit which was chaired by President Yoweri Museveni and convened at State House, Entebbe, three months ago. “The heads of state 1

October 16, 2017 9:00 AM Rwanda dials up investment opportunities by playing to its strengths

Rwanda | Jaco Maritz | The difference between Rwanda and some other East African countries can be likened to removing yellow-tinted sunglasses after having worn them for a while – the world just looks different when it’s not covered in a layer of dust. Kigali’s cleanliness can be attributed to a combination of factors, including people generally not littering 1

October 16, 2017 5:45 AM Githae: Cargo traffic to solidify trade between America, East Africa region

Non-stop flights between Kenya and the US could grow trade, tourism and the hotel sectors two-fold in the first year of commencement. According to Kenya’s Ambassador to the US Robinson Githae, direct flights will increase Nairobi’s cargo traffic and solidify trade between America and East Africa, with volumes of top exports such as fresh-cut flowers

October 16, 2017 4:19 AM No vote no hawking? Hawkers accuse Sonko of discrimination

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko gave city hawkers a reprieve when he allowed them on the streets as from 2pm to make a living. But the hawkers are no longer at ease. Reason? The Governor has insisted that only city voters will be allowed to trade in the city. Grapevine hears that most of the traders are voters registered in neighbouring counties, and this directive 1

October 16, 2017 1:57 AM Kenyan opposition leader Odinga, who withdrew from vote re-run, calls for protests despite ban

MOMBASSA, KENYA – Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who withdrew from a presidential election re-run set for Oct. 26 saying it should only take place once wide-ranging reforms are undertaken, urged his supporters on Sunday to hold protests. Authorities have banned protests in central Nairobi and other hotspots in a bid to keep a lid on mounting

October 15, 2017 4:01 PM President Kenyatta defends police action against NASA demonstrators

President Uhuru Kenyatta has defended the conduct by police against National Super Alliance demonstrators saying that security officers are expected to defend themselves when attacked. The president questioned why protesters attacked a police station, “yet the Jubilee presidential candidate does not reside there”, adding that there was no need to bring

October 13, 2017 5:09 PM Here’s what judges look out for when picking the champion bull

Tens of admirers stuck their necks across a cattle enclosure at the Jamhuri showground in Nairobi last week as they watched a group of judges inspecting the well-built animals that had earlier been paraded before them. Every year during the trade fair, and others, top farmers parade their steers before the judges who inspect and crown the animals 3

October 12, 2017 9:03 PM Why Chebukati must rise to the occasion

Now, more than ever before, the destiny of Kenya rests in the hands of one man —Mr Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati — the self-effacing chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Kenyans are watching with hope and anxiety how the Trans Nzoia-born lawyer will steer the nation through the repeat elections slated for October 26. Almost entirely 3

October 12, 2017 5:07 PM Report: China catching up to US in foreign aid flow

BEIJING (AP) — China is close to matching the United States as a source of official grants and loans to developing countries, but much of Beijing's financing serves its own economic interests and yields scant benefits for recipients, a multinational group of researchers reported Wednesday. The research by AidData, a lab at the College of William & Mary in Virginia 3

October 11, 2017 10:22 PM Analysts Issue Tullow Oil Price Target at $224.19

Tullow Oil (LON:TLW) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-one research analysts that are covering the share, . Two research experts recommended the company shares with a sell rating, eight has issued a hold rating and eleven have published a buy rating on The corporation. the consensus one year target price between analysts who have covered